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Clarisse Loxton Peacock

female / English, Hungarian
Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
English, Hungarian
Born
Boedapest 1924-05-07
Clarisse Loxton Peacock was born in Budapest, Hungary on 7th May 1924
Deceased
2004-07-24
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1950 - 1996
Loxton Peacock sold her first paintings in the 1950s to the Walker Gallery, Liverpool, and to the San Francisco Museum of Art. After the death of her third husband, Loxton Peacock gave up painting, claiming she no longer had the strength to paint standing up as she had always done. She completed her last piece in 1996.
Education
Chelsea School of Art (Londen)
her artistic training was quintessentially British, beginning at the Chelsea School of Art
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (Londen)
followed by postgraduate studies at Central St Martins College.
Active in
  • Londen (Engeland) 1959 - 1977
    Following her initial exhibition in 1959, she went on to display in many leading London galleries as well as in France (including The Salon de Paris in 1977), Germany and New York. Her paintings always sold well, the critics were appreciative, she had a number of devoted collectors and The Salon de Paris awarded her the Medaille d'argent.
  • Parijs 1959 - 1977
  • Duitsland 1959 - 1977
  • New York City 1959 - 1977
  • Londen (Engeland) 1979
    Loxton Peacock married Grantley Loxton Peacock while she was still very young. After his death in 1979, she married her great friend and long standing collector of her work, Sir Anthony Grover. Together they led an active social life both in London and at their home in Sandwich. When he died, she married for a third time, to Sir James Dunnett, in the Henry 7th Chapel in Westminster Abbey.
  • Sandwich 1979
    Together they led an active social life both in London and at their home in Sandwich. When he died, she married for a third time, to Sir James Dunnett, in the Henry 7th Chapel in Westminster Abbey.
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flower piece
Creation date: 2000-05-22; Last modified date: 2018-05-01

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